10 November 2017 ~ Life Without Boxes

When:
November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
2017-11-10T08:00:00-06:00
2017-11-10T16:30:00-06:00

AUTISM ACTION PARTNERSHIP, LIFE WITHOUT BOXES.  EMBRACING AUTISM IN OUR COMMUNITY.

Friday, November 10th, 8 am to 4:30 pm

Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St., Omaha, NE

Schedule for LIFE WITHOUT BOXES:

Opening Keynote: Caren Zucker & John Donvan (via video), Authors of “In a Different Key: The Story of Autism”,

2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalists.

Break Out 1: Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) and Training Presentation: Brittany Koegel, Ph.D., and Elizabeth

Ponder, M.A., BCBA, Koegel Autism Consultants, Santa Barbara, CA.

Break Out 2: I Need A Ride: Panel discussion on the state of transportation in Omaha.

Moderator: Kate Weitz. Panel: Stephen Osberg, City of Omaha Planning Department; Evan Schweitz, Transit

Planner, Omaha Metro Transit; George Davis, Owner, Ollie the Trolley.

Presentation on the Partnership for Autism Career Employment, PACE

Michaela Ahrens, Senior Director of PACE and Program Services, Autism Action Partnership.

Know Yourself. Love Yourself. Be Yourself.

Tom Iland, Self-Advocate, Speaker and author of “Come to Life: Your Guide to Self Discovery”.

Lunch Provided with a performance by the Gotta Be Me Choir

Community Safety Solutions:

Emily Iland, M.A., Author, Researcher, Film Maker, and Autism Advocate

Autism Safety Panel Discussion:

Moderator: Kate Weitz. Panel: Emily Iland, M.A.; Erin Human, US Director, Autistic Families International; Dr.

Mike Vance, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.

Closing Keynote:

Daniel Openden, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CEO of Southwest Autism Resource & Research Center, Phoenix, Arizona.

TICKETS: $75 PUBLIC, $50 FAMILY MEMBERS OF SOMEONE WITH AUTISM,

FIRST RESPONDERS, & STUDENTS. FREE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM

Register at: www.autismaction.org

Call: 402.763.8830

Email: info@autismaction.org

Exhibition Hall Open All Day | Casual Attire

A LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE